Hubei

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Hubei
湖北
Name transcription(s)
  Chinese湖北省 (Húběi Shěng)
  AbbreviationHB / (pinyin :È)
Hubei in China (+all claims hatched).svg
Map showing the location of Hubei Province
Coordinates: 31°12′N112°18′E / 31.2°N 112.3°E / 31.2; 112.3 Coordinates: 31°12′N112°18′E / 31.2°N 112.3°E / 31.2; 112.3
CountryChina
Named for —"lake"
běi—"north"
"north of the (Dongting) Lake"
Capital
(and largest city)
Wuhan
Divisions13 prefectures, 102 counties, 1235 townships
Government
  Type Province
  Body Hubei Provincial People's Congress
   CCP Secretary Wang Menghui
   Congress director Ying Yong
   Governor Wang Zhonglin
   CPPCC chairman Sun Wei
Area
  Total185,900 km2 (71,800 sq mi)
  Rank 13th
Highest elevation3,105 m (10,187 ft)
Population
 (2021) [3]
  Total58,300,000
  Rank 10th
  Density310/km2 (810/sq mi)
   Rank 12th
Demographics
  Ethnic composition Han: 95.6%
Tujia: 3.7%
Miao: 0.4%
  Languages and dialects Southwestern Mandarin, Jianghuai Mandarin, Gan, Xiang
ISO 3166 code CN-HB
GDP (2021) CNY 5 trillion
USD 787 billion [4] (7th)
 • per capita CNY 86,416
USD 13,392 (11th)
HDI (2019)0.769 [5] (high) (9th)
Website Hubei.gov.cn
(Simplified Chinese)
   Sub-provincial cities

* - including Forestry district
** - Directly administered county-level divisions

Hubei
Hubei (Chinese characters).svg
"Hubei" in Chinese characters

The thirteen Prefecture and four directly administered county-level divisions of Hubei are subdivided into 103 county-level divisions (39 districts, 24 county-level cities, 37 counties, 2 autonomous counties, 1 forestry district; the directly administered county-level divisions are included here). Those are in turn divided into 1234 township-level divisions (737 towns, 215 townships, nine ethnic townships, and 273 subdistricts).[ citation needed ]

Urban areas

Population by urban areas of prefecture & county cities
#CityUrban area [26] District area [26] City proper [26] Census date
1 Wuhan 7,541,5279,785,3889,785,3882010-11-01
2 Xiangyang [lower-alpha 1] 1,433,0572,199,6905,500,3072010-11-01
3 Yichang 1,049,3631,411,3804,059,6862010-11-01
4 Jingzhou 904,1571,154,0865,691,7072010-11-01
5 Shiyan [lower-alpha 2] 724,016767,9203,340,8412010-11-01
(5)Shiyan (new district) [lower-alpha 2] 173,085558,355see Shiyan2010-11-01
6 Huangshi 691,963691,9632,429,3182010-11-01
7 Tianmen 612,5151,418,9131,418,9132010-11-01
8 Ezhou 607,7391,048,6681,048,6682010-11-01
9 Xiaogan 582,403908,2664,814,5422010-11-01
10 Xiantao 553,0291,175,0851,175,0852010-11-01
11 Hanchuan 468,8681,015,507see Xiaogan2010-11-01
12 Daye 449,998909,724see Huangshi2010-11-01
13 Zaoyang 442,3671,004,741see Xiangyang2010-11-01
14 Zhongxiang 439,0191,022,514see Jingmen2010-11-01
15 Qianjiang 437,757946,277946,2772010-11-01
16 Jingmen 426,119632,9542,873,6872010-11-01
17 Suizhou 393,173618,5822,162,2222010-11-01
18 Xianning 340,723512,5172,462,5832010-11-01
19 Enshi 320,107749,574part of Enshi Prefecture 2010-11-01
20 Macheng 302,671849,090see Huanggang2010-11-01
21 Yingcheng 302,026593,812see Xiaogan2010-11-01
22 Honghu 278,685819,446see Jingzhou2010-11-01
23 Guangshui 272,402755,910see Suizhou2010-11-01
24 Songzi 271,514765,911see Jingzhou2010-11-01
25 Wuxue 270,882644,247see Huanggang2010-11-01
26 Huanggang 267,860366,7696,162,0692010-11-01
(27) Jingshan [lower-alpha 3] 266,341636,776see Jingmen2010-11-01
28 Anlu 237,409568,590see Xiaogan2010-11-01
29 Zhijiang 218,396495,995see Yichang2010-11-01
30 Shishou 213,851577,022see Jingzhou2010-11-01
31 Laohekou 212,645471,482see Xiangyang2010-11-01
32 Chibi 202,542478,410see Xianning2010-11-01
33 Yicheng 201,945512,530see Xiangyang2010-11-01
34 Lichuan 195,749654,094part of Enshi Prefecture 2010-11-01
35 Danjiangkou 190,021443,755see Shiyan2010-11-01
36 Dangyang 183,823468,293see Yichang2010-11-01
37 Yidu 176,233384,598see Yichang2010-11-01
  1. Formerly known as Xiangfan PLC until 2 December 2010.
  2. 1 2 New district established after census: Yunyang (Yunxian County). The new district not included in the urban area & district area count of the pre-expanded city.
  3. Jingshan County is currently known as Jingshan CLC after census.
 
 
Most populous cities in Hubei
Source: China Urban Construction Statistical Yearbook 2018 Urban Population and Urban Temporary Population [27]
RankPop.RankPop.
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Wuhan
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Xiangyang
1 Wuhan 9,180,00011 Qianjiang 437,400 Yichang skyline 5.jpg
Yichang
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Jingzhou
2 Xiangyang 1,325,70012 Xianning 413,200
3 Yichang 931,30013 Xiantao 405,000
4 Jingzhou 870,50014 Hanchuan 345,900
5 Huangshi 859,90015 Huanggang 338,000
6 Shiyan 734,40016 Zaoyang 320,000
7 Xiaogan 573,80017 Guangshui 319,300
8 Jingmen 571,70018 Daye 303,900
9 Suizhou 502,50019 Tianmen 299,200
10 Ezhou 459,70020 Wuxue 293,000

Government and politics

US government report on major developments in missile, air, naval, electronics, ground forces, industrial, communication facilities and rail construction in the province (1973) DEVELOPMENTS IN HUPEH PROVINCE JULY 1973 CIA-RDP78T05162A000300010033-2.pdf
US government report on major developments in missile, air, naval, electronics, ground forces, industrial, communication facilities and rail construction in the province (1973)

Secretaries of the Chinese Communist Party Hubei Committee:

  1. Li Xiannian (李先念): 1949−1954
  2. Wang Renzhong (王任重): 1954−1966
  3. Zhang Tixue (张体学): 1966−1967
  4. Zeng Siyu (曾思玉): 1970−1973
  5. Zhao Xinchu (赵辛初): 1973−1978
  6. Chen Pixian (陈丕显): 1978−1982
  7. Guan Guangfu (关广富): 1983−1994
  8. Jia Zhijie (贾志杰): 1994−2001
  9. Jiang Zhuping (蒋祝平): 2001
  10. Yu Zhengsheng (俞正声): 2001−2007
  11. Luo Qingquan (罗清泉): 2007−2011
  12. Li Hongzhong (李鸿忠): 2011−2016
  13. Jiang Chaoliang (蒋超良): 2016−2020
  14. Ying Yong (应勇): 2020−present [28]

Governors of Hubei:

  1. Li Xiannian (李先念): 1949−1954
  2. Liu Zihou (刘子厚): 1954−1956
  3. Zhang Tixue (张体学): 1956−1967
  4. Zeng Siyu (曾思玉): 1968−1973
  5. Zhao Xinchu (赵辛初): 1973−1978
  6. Chen Pixian (陈丕显): 1978−1980
  7. Han Ningfu (韩宁夫): 1980−1982
  8. Huang Zhizhen (黄知真): 1982−1986
  9. Guo Zhenqian (郭振乾): 1986−1990
  10. Guo Shuyan (郭树言): 1990−1993
  11. Jia Zhijie (贾志杰): 1993−1995
  12. Jiang Zhuping (蒋祝平): 1995−2001
  13. Zhang Guoguang (张国光): 2001−2002
  14. Luo Qingquan (罗清泉): 2002−2007
  15. Li Hongzhong (李鸿忠): 2007−2010
  16. Wang Guosheng (王国生): 2010−2016
  17. Wang Xiaodong (王晓东): 2016−2021
  18. Wang Zhonglin (王忠林): 2021−present

Economy

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The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River

Hubei is often called the "Land of Fish and Rice" (鱼米之乡). Important agricultural products in Hubei include cotton, rice, wheat, and tea, while industries include automobiles, metallurgy, machinery, power generation, textiles, foodstuffs and high-tech commodities. [29]

Mineral resources that can be found in Hubei in significant quantities include borax, hongshiite, wollastonite, garnet, marlstone, iron, phosphorus, copper, gypsum, rutile, rock salt, gold amalgam, manganese and vanadium. The province's recoverable reserves of coal stand at 548 million tons, which is modest compared to other Chinese provinces. Hubei is well known for its mines of fine turquoise and green faustite.[ citation needed ]

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Tea plantations on the western slopes of the Muyu Valley

Once completed, the Three Gorges Dam in western Hubei will provide plentiful hydroelectricity, with an estimated annual power production of 84,700 Gwh. Existing hydroelectric stations include Gezhouba, Danjiangkou, Geheyan, Hanjiang, Duhe, Huanglongtan, Bailianhe, Lushui and Fushui.

Hubei is the 7th-largest provincial economy of China, the second largest in the Central China region after Henan, the third largest in the South Central China region after Guangdong and Henan and the third largest among inland provinces after Henan and Sichuan. As of 2021, Hubei's nominal GDP was US$ 787 billion (CNY 5 trillion). Its GDP (nominal) per capita exceeded US$13,000, making it the richest landlocked province, the richest province in the Central China region, and 2nd richest province in South Central China region after Guangdong. [8]

Economic and Technological Development Zones

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1912 [35] 29,590,000    
1928 [36] 26,699,000−9.8%
1936-37 [37] 25,516,000−4.4%
1947 [38] 20,976,000−17.8%
1952 [39] 21,470,000+2.4%
1954 [40] 27,789,693+29.4%
1964 [41] 33,709,344+21.3%
1982 [42] 47,804,150+41.8%
1990 [43] 53,969,210+12.9%
2000 [44] 59,508,870+10.3%
2010 [45] 57,237,740−3.8%
2020 57,752,557+0.9%
Wuhan (Hankou) part of Hubei Province until 1927; dissolved in 1949 and incorporated into Hubei Province.

Han Chinese form the dominant ethnic group in Hubei. A considerable Miao and Tujia population live in the southwestern part of the province, especially in Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture.

On October 18, 2009, Chinese officials began to relocate 330,000 residents from the Hubei and Henan provinces that will be affected by the Danjiangkou Reservoir on the Han river. The reservoir is part of the larger South-North Water Transfer Project. [46]

Religion

Religion in Hubei [47] [note 1]

   Christianity (0.58%)
  Other religions or not religious people [note 2] (92.92%)

The predominant religions in Hubei are Chinese folk religions, Taoist traditions and Chinese Buddhism. According to surveys conducted in 2007 and 2009, 6.5% of the population believes and is involved in cults of ancestors, while 0.58% of the population identifies as Christian, declining from 0.83% in 2004. [47] The reports did not give figures for other types of religion; 92.92% of the population may be either irreligious or involved in worship of nature deities, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, folk religious sects.

Culture

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Hubei Provincial Museum
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Hubei Museum of Art
Hubei Provincial Library Hubei Provincial Library.jpg
Hubei Provincial Library

People in Hubei speak Mandarin dialects; most of these dialects are classified as Southwestern Mandarin dialects, a group that also encompasses the Mandarin dialects of most of southwestern China.[ citation needed ]

Perhaps the most celebrated element of Hubei cuisine is the Wuchang bream, a freshwater bream that is commonly steamed.[ citation needed ]

Types of traditional Chinese opera popular in Hubei include Hanju (simplified Chinese :汉剧; traditional Chinese :漢劇; pinyin :Hàn Jù) and Chuju (楚剧; Chǔ Jù).

The Shennongjia area is the alleged home of the Yeren , a wild undiscovered hominid that lives in the forested hills.

The people of Hubei are given the uncomplimentary nickname "Nine-headed Birds" by other Chinese, from a mythological creature said to be very aggressive and hard to kill. "In the sky live nine-headed birds. On the earth live Hubei people." (天上九头鸟,地上湖北佬; Tiānshàng jiǔ tóu niǎo, dìshàng Húběi lǎo)

Wuhan is one of the major culture centers in China.

Hubei is thought to be the province that originated the card game of Dou Di Zhu.

Education

As of 2022, Hubei hosts 130 institutions of higher education, ranking sixth together with Hunan (130) among all Chinese provinces after Jiangsu (168), Guangdong (160), Henan (156), Shandong (153), and Sichuan (134). [48] [49] The Huazhong University of Science and Technology(HUST), Wuhan University and many other institutions in Wuhan make it a hub of higher education and research in China. Wuhan is the city that has the largest college student population in the world (1.3 million) studying in its 89 universities.

Universities

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Garden At Huazhong Agricultural University

Transportation

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Boats on the Yangtze River in Wuhan

Prior to the construction of China's national railway network, the Yangtze and Hanshui Rivers had been the main transportation arteries of Hubei for many centuries, and still continue to play an important transport role.

Historically, Hubei's overland transport network was hampered by the lack of bridges across the Yangtze River, which divides the province into northern and southern regions. The first bridge across the Yangtze in Hubei, the Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge was completed in 1957, followed by the Zhicheng Bridge in 1971. As of October 2014, Hubei had 23 bridges and tunnels across the Yangtze River, including nine bridges and three tunnels in Wuhan.

Rail

The railway from Beijing reached Wuhan in 1905, and was later extended to Guangzhou, becoming the first north-to-south railway mainline to cross China. A number of other lines crossed the province later on, including the Jiaozuo–Liuzhou railway and Beijing–Kowloon railway, respectively, in the western and eastern part of the province.

The first decade of the 21st century has seen a large amount of new railway construction in Hubei. The Wuhan–Guangzhou high-speed railway, roughly parallel to the original Wuhan-Guangzhou line, opened in late 2009, it was subsequently extended to the north, to Beijing becoming the Beijing–Guangzhou high-speed railway. An east-west high-speed corridor connecting major cities along the Yangtze, the Shanghai–Wuhan–Chengdu passenger railway was gradually opened between 2008 and 2012, the Wuhan–Yichang railway section of it opening in 2012. [50] The Wuhan–Xiaogan intercity railway was opened in December 2016 and it was extended when the Wuhan–Shiyan high-speed railway opened in November 2019. [51] [52]

Air

Hubei's main airport is Wuhan Tianhe International Airport. Yichang Sanxia Airport serves the Three Gorges region. There are also passenger airports in Xiangyang, Enshi, and Jingzhou (Shashi Airport, named after the city's Shashi District).

Tourism

The province's best-known natural attraction (shared with the adjacent Chongqing municipality) is the scenic area of the Three Gorges of the Yangtze. Located in the far west of the province, the gorges can be conveniently visited by one of the numerous tourist boats (or regular passenger boats) that travel up the Yangtze from Yichang through the Three Gorges and into the neighboring Chongqing municipality.

The mountains of western Hubei, in particular in Shennongjia District, offer a welcome respite from Wuhan's and Yichang's summer heat, as well as skiing opportunities in winter. The tourist facilities in that area concentrate around Muyu in the southern part of Shennongjia, the gateway to Shennongjia National Nature Reserve (神农架国家自然保护区). Closer to the provincial capital, Wuhan, is the Mount Jiugong (Jiugongshan) national park, in Tongshan County near the border with Jiangxi.

A particular important site of both natural and cultural significance is Mount Wudang (Wudangshan) in the northwest of the province. Originally created early in the Ming dynasty, its building complex has been listed by UNESCO since 1994 as a World Heritage Site.

Other historic attractions in Hubei include:

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East side of Jingzhou old city wall

The province also has historical sites connected with China's more recent history, such as the Wuchang Uprising Memorial in Wuhan, Project 131 site (a Cultural-Revolution-era underground military command center) in Xianning, and the National Mining Park (国家矿山公园) in Huangshi. [54]

Sports

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University Stadium of Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan

Professional sports teams in Hubei include:

Twinning

In 2005, Hubei province signed a twinning agreement with Telemark county of Norway, and a "Norway-Hubei Week" was held in 2007.

See also

Notes

  1. The data was collected by the Chinese General Social Survey (CGSS) of 2009 and by the Chinese Spiritual Life Survey (CSLS) of 2007, reported and assembled by Xiuhua Wang (2015) [47] in order to confront the proportion of people identifying with two similar social structures: ① Christian churches, and ② the traditional Chinese religion of the lineage (i.e. people believing and worshipping ancestral deities often organised into lineage "churches" and ancestral shrines). Data for other religions with a significant presence in China (deity cults, Buddhism, Taoism, folk religious sects, Islam, et al.) was not reported by Wang.
  2. This may include:

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